Sugar Shot to Space KNO3/NaNO3/Mannitol propellant test

Propellant mass 182 grams:
35% KNO3 (potassium nitrate)
30 NaNO3 (sodium nitrate)
35% Mannitol (sugar alcohol C6H8(OH)6)
1% Red Ion Oxide (RID)


Near Space Photography for $150

„We are a group of MIT students seeking to share the artistic aspects of science with others. On Sept. 2, 2009, we launched a digital camera into near-space to take photographs of the earth from high up above.“